AAVED Advanced Visualization of Economic Data

Moravian Business College Olomouc
summer 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Vít Pászto, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Vít Pászto, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Vít Pászto, Ph.D.
Moravian Business College Olomouc - Moravian Business College Olomouc
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to give an overview of principles and possibilities of a proper visualization of economical data. Students will adopt basics of data management, editing, and visualization in various software tools (both online and offline). A special attention is paid to the interpretation of visualized data. Students will be able to prepare and modify data for consequent advanced visualizations for different users. Students will be capable of handling several tools for the advanced data visualization.
  • 1. Introduction to the advanced data visualization (principles, terminology, methods, graphical outputs)
    2. Economic data sources (CZSO, Basic registers in the Czech Republic, statistical data services)
    3. Software tools for data management and visualization (online/offline/desktop tools, data formats, data import/export, data editing)
    4. Advanced visualization of economic data (graphs, charts, schemes, diagrams)
    5. Advanced visualization of economic data (infographics, posters, interactive charts and diagrams)
    6. Geovisualization of economic data (mapping applications, online tools, desktop tools, merging data, basic cartographic rules)
    required literature
  • MYSLIVEC, J. Vizualizace vícerozměrných dat. Pardubice: Univerzita pardubice, Fakulta filozof, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7395-445-1. info
  • VOŽENÍLEK, V. a kol. Metody tematické kartografie: vizualizace prostorových jevů. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2011. ISBN 978-80-244-2790-4. info
  • YAU, N. Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization and Statistics. Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0470944882. info
    recommended literature
  • POULIN, R. Jazyk grafického designu: ilustrovaná příručka vysvětlující hlavní principy designu. Praha: Slovart, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7391-552-0. info
  • KUBA, Z., UJEC, J. Ekonomie v grafech a v schématech. II. Makroekonomie. Ostrava: Vysoká škola podnikání, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7410-011-6. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms summer 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (summer 2021, recent)
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